Board of Governors

A Board of Governors serves as LRI’s primary governing body.  Responsible for the current state of the organization as well as for its future, the LRI Board leads in the development and execution of effective strategies consistent with LRI’s mission and vision. It also provides financial management and directs all fundraising to ensure adequate resources for the organization.  The Board also oversees and supports all LRI programs and services.  Board members are widely respected Rhode Island leaders from a cross-section of community sectors, including business, finance, education, and community nonprofits.

2015 Board Photo

2017 Board of Governors

Paul Oliveira (LRI '07), Chair Director, Tax Service Group, Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co., LTD
Ted Shallcross (LRI '11), Vice Chair Senior Vice President & General Manager, Amica Life Insurance Company
Nicole Benjamin (LRI '13), Secretary Shareholder, Adler, Pollock & Sheehan P.C.
Stephen Duvel (LRI '12), Treasurer Vice President, RI District Operations Manager, Gilbane Building Company
Pam Alarie (LRI '05), Past Chair Vice President, Human Resources, The Beacon Mutual Insurance Company
Angela Ankoma (LRI '14)                                   Member-At-Large Co-Director, Health Equity Institute, RI Department of Health
Angella Franklin (LRI '13)                               Member-At-Large Director of Sales Operations, CVS Caremark
Alec Beckett (LRI '11) Creative Director, NAIL Communications
Mitchell Edwards (LRI '11) Partner, Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP
Bob Ferreira (LRI '11) Assistant Vice President, Alumni Relations, Providence College
Mario Hilario (LRI '05) Anchor & Reporter, WJAR - NBC10
Sulina Mohanty (CLRI '06) STEP Project Director, Boston Public Schools
Baldev Seekri Consultant and Author of Organizational Turnarounds with a Human Touch